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manantial #372 Col. Buenos Aires, Puerto Vallarta 48370, Mexico
322 222 4225
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Ranked #25 of 679 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Cualeparadise@yahoo.com
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British Columbia, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is simply awesome in its setting. Beside a set of river rapids in a rain forest setting, you are literally inches from the Cuale River. Food was delicious, at least the coconut shrimp and the paradise chicken. We only had the stawberry margaritas to drink, but they were good, and large. You have to be determined to get... More

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Benicia, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This place is a little difficult to find but well worth the effort. We ate dinner on the lower patio by the rushing Cuale River (upper covered patio is available). What a beautiful and relaxing experience. This is a family run business and they take great pride in their efforts to make sure everything is top notch. You will not... More

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A truly different experience and environment. Wonderful food and service. We often go as a couple but this time the entire family went and they loved it.

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Union City, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

just got back from a great lunch at Cuale Paradise. Located in a remote area of Puerto Vallarta, Paso Ancho, the location along the Rio Cuale seems like jungle. Since it is the rainy season, the river is quite lively and adds to the remote feel. We both had the bacon wrapped shrimp stuffed with cheese and pineapple. It's great!... More

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The Cuale Paradise Restaurant is one of those very special hidden jewels on the Rio Cuale. You sit just feet from what is now a roaring river in September rainy season. So then you have beautiful scenery, great service by Olympia and her daughters and wonderful food. How can you go wrong, YOU CAN"T. Her beautiful daughter Laura served us... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My husband and I are locals here and we wanted to take our visiting friend somewhere unique, with good food and great atmosphere. We immediately thought of Cuale Paradise. We were not disappointed at all! We were met with a hug from Olimpia, the owner. Our waitress, Laura, immediately took our order for drinks and we loved the freshly-made chips... More

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My friends and I went to Cuale Paradise because of it's high rating on Trip Advisor. We are locals and have never been, so we decided to give it a shot, even though I had heard it's more of a tourist trap. There was a big group on the island so we sat on the other side of the river.... More

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Rocheport, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Great setting, great service and great food. We try to eat there anytime we are in Puerto Vallarta. Would recommend

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We went during the low season and were by ourselves there for the dinner. No island sitting due to the river being higher, so it did not look like the pictures suggest, but still beautiful setting. Service was ok, our server was not able to clearly describe drinks, it felt like I was annoying him asking questions, not cool. We... More

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Salem, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My family of four had dinner here. It was one of the highlights of our entire trip to Vallarta. The atmosphere can not be matched. It is directly on the water under open air palapas. Very peaceful and serene, as it is located off the main road and near one of Vallartas old neighborhoods. The service was terrific and attentive.... More

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Address: manantial #372 Col. Buenos Aires, Puerto Vallarta 48370, Mexico
Phone Number: 322 222 4225
Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
Cuisine: Mexican

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